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Phrase Structure Rules - Definition
... regard, since it is complete nonsense, even though it is syntactically correct Colorless green ideas sleep furiously This sentence was constructed by Noam Chomsky as an illustration that phrase structure rules ... Further, the subject NP Colorless green ideas, the minor NP green ideas, and the VP sleep furiously are constituents ...

Famous quotes containing the words ideas and/or green:

    A man of sense, though born without wit, often lives to have wit. His memory treasures up ideas and reflections; he compares them with new occurrences, and strikes out new lights from the collision. The consequence is sometimes bons mots, and sometimes apothegms.
    Horace Walpole (1717–1797)

    Will all great Neptune’s ocean wash this blood
    Clean from my hand? No. This my hand will rather
    The multitudinous seas incarnadine,
    Making the green one red.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)